Tyra Lynne Banks born December 4, , also known as BanX ,   is an American television personality, model, businesswoman, producer, actress, and writer. Born in Inglewood, California , she began her career as a model at the age of 15, and was the first woman of African-American descent to be featured on the covers of GQ and the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue , on which she appeared three times. She was a Victoria's Secret Angel from to By the early s, Banks was one of the world's top-earning models. Banks began acting on television in on the sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air , and made her film debut in the drama Higher Learning in
It was released in May as the third single from the group's debut studio album, Aquarium The song topped the charts worldwide, particularly in European countries such as the United Kingdom, where it was a number-one hit for four weeks. It also reached number 2 in the group's homeland and peaked at number 7 on the US Billboard Hot , where it remains Aqua's biggest hit single and their only one to reach the top 20 of the Hot It is Aqua's most popular work.